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    VA Secretary Denis McDonough answered questions on COVID, wait times, medical marijuana, inflation, and more during a Veteran townhall.

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  • Study: Smoking increases risk of death for Veterans with COVID-19

    COPD is a group of respiratory diseases that limit airflow and make it hard to breathe. It’s usually linked to an abnormal inflammatory response in the lungs to noxious particles or gases, such as cigarette smoke.

  • Home Based Primary Care offers Veterans unique services

    For Veterans who may not be able to visit VA facilities directly, Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) provides solutions.

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    Using COVID-19 direct-hire authority, VA is addressing critical needs in our facilities with over 200 jobs now posted.

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    Veterans enrolled in VA health care are eligible to receive a no-cost flu vaccine from over 70,000 in-network community providers.

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